The table below looks at the statistics for VMware ESX skills in IT jobs advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VMware ESX over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware ESX Server
Rank 95 84 64
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -20
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESX 3 11 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 0.29% 1.00% 1.68%
As % of the System Software category 2.70% 10.58% 15.73%
Number of salaries quoted 3 11 6
Average salary £67,500 £48,500 £35,309
Average salary % change year-on-year
+39.17% +37.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £51,900 £34,000 £29,859
10% offered a salary of more than £71,500 £50,000 £51,250
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
VMware ESX
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in permanent jobs advertised in the Kent region.

System Software Category
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
111 104 89
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 10.78% 9.42% 10.70%
Number of salaries quoted 99 95 71
Average salary £37,500 £45,000 £35,309
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +27.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,750 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%

VMware ESX
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing VMware ESX across the Kent region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

VMware ESX Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

VMware ESX
Salary Trend in Kent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VMware ESX across the Kent region.

VMware ESX Salary Trend in Kent

VMware ESX
Salary Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VMware ESX across the Kent region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

VMware ESX Salary Histogram in Kent

VMware ESX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Kent region citing VMware ESX also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited VMware ESX.

1 7 (100.00%) VMware
2 6 (85.71%) Finance
2 6 (85.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (71.43%) Windows
4 4 (57.14%) AIX
4 4 (57.14%) Solaris
4 4 (57.14%) Linux
4 4 (57.14%) JBoss
4 4 (57.14%) Apache
4 4 (57.14%) Tomcat
4 4 (57.14%) Java
4 4 (57.14%) Perl
4 4 (57.14%) PHP
4 4 (57.14%) SAN
4 4 (57.14%) YAML
4 4 (57.14%) UNIX
4 4 (57.14%) Ruby
4 4 (57.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (57.14%) DevOps
5 3 (42.86%) VLAN
5 3 (42.86%) C
5 3 (42.86%) HP
6 2 (28.57%) Dell
6 2 (28.57%) Citrix
6 2 (28.57%) C++
6 2 (28.57%) Cisco
6 2 (28.57%) IBM
6 2 (28.57%) Sun
6 2 (28.57%) OpenView
6 2 (28.57%) Veritas

VMware ESX
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Kent region citing VMware ESX also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited VMware ESX. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (57.14%) Apache
1 4 (57.14%) Tomcat
2 2 (28.57%) MS Exchange
2 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) SAN
2 3 (42.86%) VLAN
3 2 (28.57%) VPN
3 2 (28.57%) DNS
3 2 (28.57%) LDAP
3 2 (28.57%) Firewall
4 1 (14.29%) NAS
4 1 (14.29%) iSCSI
4 1 (14.29%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) MySQL
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 6 (85.71%) Finance
2 2 (28.57%) Banking
3 1 (14.29%) Legal
3 1 (14.29%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) UNIX Team Leader
1 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) Team Leader
2 1 (14.29%) Head of IT
2 1 (14.29%) UNIX Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Design Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) IT Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Windows
2 4 (57.14%) AIX
2 4 (57.14%) Solaris
2 4 (57.14%) Linux
2 4 (57.14%) UNIX
2 4 (57.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (14.29%) Windows 8
4 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (14.29%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) DevOps
2 2 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (28.57%) Load Balancing
3 1 (14.29%) Asset Management
3 1 (14.29%) Migration
3 1 (14.29%) Operations Management
3 1 (14.29%) Incident Management
3 1 (14.29%) Project Management
3 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) Java
1 4 (57.14%) Perl
1 4 (57.14%) PHP
1 4 (57.14%) Ruby
2 3 (42.86%) C
3 2 (28.57%) C++
3 2 (28.57%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (85.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (28.57%) NFS
2 2 (28.57%) XenApp
2 2 (28.57%) XenDesktop
3 1 (14.29%) DFS Replication
3 1 (14.29%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) OpenView
1 2 (28.57%) Control-M
1 2 (28.57%) NetBackup
1 2 (28.57%) Puppet
1 2 (28.57%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) VMware
2 4 (57.14%) JBoss
3 3 (42.86%) HP
4 2 (28.57%) Dell
4 2 (28.57%) Citrix
4 2 (28.57%) Cisco
4 2 (28.57%) IBM
4 2 (28.57%) Sun
4 2 (28.57%) Veritas
4 2 (28.57%) Red Hat
4 2 (28.57%) Oracle
5 1 (14.29%) Brocade